Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
137 AM CDT FRI APR 20 2018


...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 19 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2018


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         54    500 PM  86    1987  64    -10       80
  MINIMUM         31    104 AM  25    1928  43    -12       51
  AVERAGE         43                        53    -10       66

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          1.29 1959   0.14  -0.14     0.13
  MONTH TO DATE    1.70                      2.19  -0.49     2.07
  SINCE MAR 1      4.07                      4.49  -0.42     5.54
  SINCE JAN 1      6.87                      6.77   0.10     8.05

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           2.7  1959   0.1   -0.1      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    3.1                       1.5    1.6      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      8.1                       6.7    1.4      3.6
  SINCE JUL 1     31.1                      35.0   -3.9     14.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       22                        12     10        0
  MONTH TO DATE  530                       298    232      152
  SINCE MAR 1   1343                      1094    249      870
  SINCE JUL 1   5994                      5925     69     4570

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         1     -1        1
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         2     -2       15
  SINCE MAR 1      0                         3     -3       15
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         3     -3       15
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    14   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NE (30)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    18   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (20)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     7.3


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.3


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    85          1200 AM
 LOWEST     29           300 PM
 AVERAGE    57

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   64        86      1987
                                             1980
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   43        21      1888


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 20 2018.........SUNRISE   627 AM CDT   SUNSET   801 PM CDT
APRIL 21 2018.........SUNRISE   626 AM CDT   SUNSET   802 PM CDT


-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.




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